McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2011
Brenda Blisk, CFP®, founder and CEO of the Blisk Financial Group at Spire Investment Partners in McLean, VA, has been recognized by Barron’s Magazine for the third year as one of the “Top 1000 Financial Advisors” in the U.S. (#21 in Virginia).
This Barron’s listing follows Blisk’s recognition in 2007, 2008 and 2010 as one of Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors in the U.S. She was recognized in both 2007 and 2008 by Virginia Business Magazine as one of the top 50 wealth advisors in Virginia, in 2009 and 2010 as one of the top 25.
Blisk has received numerous awards. In December 2009, she was elected to the Research Magazine Advisor's Hall of Fame. In October 2009, she was featured as one of 87 women executives from across the in the 8th Annual Women Worth Watching® issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal.
May 2009 she was recognized by Virginia Lawyer's Weekly as one of 28 Influential Women of Virginia. According to Virginia Lawyers Weekly, “The awards recognize the outstanding efforts of women in all fields, including law, business, health care and education. The honors are given to individuals who are making notable contributions to their chosen professions, their communities and society at large.”
Blisk was also named one of the 2008 “Women Who Mean Business” by the Washington Business Journal. She was one of 25 women to receive this prestigious award in November 2008.
Washington Business Journal Publisher Alex Orfinger describes these awards as representing “leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, business savvy and just plain hard work.”
In June 2007, Blisk received a Bravo Women Business Achievement Award sponsored by Washington Smart CEO magazine and TiE-DC, an organization dedicated to supporting the community of entrepreneurs in the Mid-Atlantic region. Blisk was one of 25 women honored.
Criteria for the Bravo Awards include overcoming business obstacles, financially outperforming competitors, displaying leadership and work ethic beyond the workplace and using a business base to benefit community fundraising.
About Brenda Blisk
Brenda Blisk founded The Blisk Financial Group in 1985. In 1997 Blisk and her team went independent as an Investor Advisor Representative of Legacy Advisors, LLC, (now Spire Investment Partners) in McLean, Virginia.
Serving clients in more than 20 states, Blisk heads a team of five, which manages more than $200 million in assets. Blisk provides “ubiased” advice, custom strategies for income planning and wealth accumulation, special needs planning and portfolio management to clients.